Hydroelectric, New Projects

Panama to add 720 MW of hydro

Panama plans to increase installed capacity of hydroelectric power generation by 720 MW with 30 new hydropower plants.

Seventeen of these projects are in a preliminary phase and seven are in an engineering phase, for a total investment of approximately $200 million. The rest of the projects are under construction for a total investment of about $583 million.

These power plants are expected to be completed by 2016.

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